Karen Gordon is a health and wellbeing writer with a special interest in women’s and men’s health, sexual health and mental health. She's written for the likes of NetDoctor, Patient, Good Housekeeping, Prima, Cosmopolitan and others. Karen studied History and Politics at Queen Mary University of London before completing an NCTJ in Magazine Journalism at Harlow College. When she's not writing, Karen enjoys cold water swimming and is currently training to be a breastfeeding peer supporter.
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